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>>reporter: kind of a stand off. may able to actually see the yacht over my shoulder. it's about 50 yards offshore. now once it ran aground it rocked itself into the sand until the keel was buried and now they are waiting for the right moment to get it out. as the sun set on pacifica. 82 foot super yacht called the darling had dug the keel deep that the sand. salvage crew called into more powerful tugboat. >> we have the power if it will hold. but the idea is to get out there with a whole complete boat no. hole. no nothing. >>reporter: now they are hoping for early morning high tide to lift up and ease the keel out of the sand. >> some are joy ride. some are them are stealing them to pedal them. >>reporter: police truth guns after realizing the yacht was stolen from the sausolito marina 1:30 monday morning. they still won't say what the motive is. after some coaxing and some fortsful help police
convinced all 3 suspected thieves to and this 3 million dollar sailboat. >> i don't know if they are intoxicated because lot of alcohol on board. >> when you say a lot. >> couple cases. >>reporter: pacifica police say the boat thieves are 63-year-old leslie garner, 54-year-old darrio mira and 66-year-old if woman and they are both from santa cruz and recently arrested on alcohol related kharnlsz. investigators are looking into any connection to the yacht owner john froth the founder of okay lar signs. soft contact lens company. >> no small fete to take a boat of this size out of the slip and out of the bay. >>reporter: back at the sausalito marina some sailors are wondering how the boat thieves had the skill to navigate the yacht out of the marina but still manage to run it aground. >> something either went drastically wrong for them or they didn't know what they were doing but they certainly had the wherewithal to take it out of this marina about. >>reporter: now high tide
comes in at 5:00 a.m. they hope it will lift the boat up, tugboat will gently pull it out. take it back to san francisco bay and drop it off at marine yard in richmond. reporting live in pacific kashtion i'm allen, abc 7 news. >> all right allen thanks. the recovery effort could get a bit complicated our dry spell business to come to an end. spencer is here now with look on what's on live doppler 7 hd. >> rate now we are not seeing anything except a little offshore cloud. skies mainly clear. certainly don't have precipitation showing up right now but we pull back a bit from the image and show you the wider satellite image pushing cold front which is producing clouds all in the northern northwest corner of the state. here is our forecast for precipitation totals starting at 5:00 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the point where we expect the rain to again and going until 11:00 o'clock wednesday nature. by 11:00 o'clock bodies night we expect rainfall total of inch and half north bay mountains up to inch
in the santa cruz mountains but only quarter inch to half inch in the lower elevation. i'll give you a look at the complete accu-weather 7 day forecast in just a few minutes. >> all right spencer. thank you. the rain he's talking about could make for even bigger problem for one san francisco neighborhood where 3 sink hole now opened up. it's happening in san francisco westportal naibingd neighborhood. all began with water main break in the neighborhood last week. john is there with the latest for u us. john? >> today homeowner learn the city would pay for any repairs after private insurance company refused. so right now 3 homes are red tagged. future is uncertain. another 3 have restribingted access and could take months before this ground settles and some major repairs can begin. past few days he watched the hole in the garage grow deeper to the point the city had to brace the bottom of the 15 avenue home. he says the daniel from the earthquake nothing compared to wednesday morning water mane brake. >> first there was a gap about
this much. then the following day it began if like this hole now and then began gig bigger bigger. >>reporter: they are still allowed to live upstairs where the walls are cracked and the doors are so out of joint they won't close. and insurance company says he's out of luck. >> after three days they told us oops. no we are not going to that's not our responsibility because it's city responsibility. >> this afternoon top official with the san francisco public utility commission assured gathering of neighbors that the city would cover any damp big or small caused by the water main break. >> any structural fix for any thing that might be settlement crack or things like that, those we will pay those claims. >> i think the city is taking good action right now at least the presence. i think a lot more need to be done though. >>reporter: just two weeks ago
jason woo moved into this million dollar home. now a portion of earth underneath is starting to cave in. the neighborhood was built top creek bed. ground is full of sand. and fill taken from the twin peek tunnel project. ground is sinking in at least 5 locations now. 3 homes are red tagged as unlivable including allen who is now worried about clean up dust causing health concerns. >> my wife has sinus infection and double ear infection. i'm beginning to get a chest infection. >> homeowner and renter were told they could file a claim up to 25,000 dollars to cover some immediate day-to-day expenses. board of supervisors could raise that city says also this doesn't mane the resident would wave the right to file any future claims against the city. in san francisco, abc 7 news. >> okay thanks very much. >> bart service between san francisco and the east bay is now back to normal but at one point bart says there was some kind of heavy haze in the transbay tube and on the san francisco bound side now here's
a picture of riders one man appears to be covering his nose because of the strong smell of smoke. incident forced bart to single track all trains triggering big delay. bart says it could not find the source of the haze which did eventually dissipate and things back to normal. >> crash on the track led to cal train delay in. you can see from sky 7 hd the vehicle involved in the crash train hit the car around 6:30 in san bruno. nobody was hurt and it appears that nobody was in the car at the time. car was just tossed as you can see by the impact. both sets of track in the area were closed for just over an hour or so. service is back to normal tonight. no word yet on why the car was off the track. >> breaking news san francisco. police say they have now recovered a high powered rifle that was stolen from an unmarked police car saturday night in south of market district. they aren't saying where they found the ar 15 or if there have been any arrest made. >> 2 children reunited with the mother in san jose after being
held for ransom for 18 months. tonight 3 suspects 2 from mount vernon washington and juarez mexico are in custody. authorities say the mother was here illegally looking for work. she asked suspects in washington to help bring her children to the u.s. she paid them repeatedly but never saw her kid. the people threatened to kill the children if she went to the authorities. despite that she did go to the authorities. the pair from washington now being held on federal felony charges in san jose. is memorial will take place on thursday for the 2 santa cruz police officers shot and killed in the line of duty last tuesday. motorcade procession thursday morning ocean street and travel over highway 17. memorial for detective sergeant baker and detective butler was moved to the hp pavilion in san jose to accommodate expected to be a large crowd. service is set to begin at noon. we will broadcast it here live
beginning at 11:00 a.m. on 7 news at and our web site. >> well you have probably seen the new lit display on the bay pwrichbility you can see it behind me here but you have not seen the final visual spectacular. being tested been tested for weeks. leif look at it now. quite something. but the grand lighting ceremony for the bay lights happens tomorrow night at 8:30. 6 million dollars in private funds was raised to pay for the 25,000 lights they strung up. this light skup sculpture won't be visible to motorist on the bridge and on display for just two years. streaming tomorrow nature light show live on abc 7 news.com. >> but it's pretty cool. >> yes. >> behind us. quite impressive actually. >> hundreds of people gather tonight to remember a young man shot to death in campbell. >> one of the best people i knew. one of the people i looked up to. >>reporter: up next. friends family try to make sense of what happened.
>> about and just 5 years old but he has plenty of advice for another boy waiting for a life saving operation. >> surprising new research on how long women are now living. >> then later on kimmel live. >> tonight we have music from these and water magazine natural coombs can i come to the next white paivrment you are a little too white. are a[ male announcer ] with citibank it's easy for jay to deposit checks from anywhere. [ wind howling ] easier than actually going to the bank. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank.
makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. easier banking. >> hundreds of people gather at santa clara high school tonight for vigil honoring former student. 18-year-old richard vega died after someone opened fire on him on latimer avenue in campbell around 10:30 last night. lillian joins us now from santa clara high school. lillian? >> richard vega was a student here last year and what we saw and heard tonight he was adored by everyone who knew him.
along with the tears were burst of laughter. those with knew and loved richard say you can't talk about him without smiling. hundreds gather at santa clara high school his alma mater to remember him. anthony butler knew vega as teacher aid. >> never acknowledge as less than a teacher. considered me one of the teachers. he would always give me a big man hug and say love you butler. >>reporter: he was shot and killed sunday nature near his home in campbell. gunman on the loose and motive unclear. friends family say it had to be a case of either mistaken identity or being at the wrong place at the wrong time. >> didn't know what they are doing or who they got. as far as i know. and i guarantee that karma will get them because he is one of the best people i knew. >> gathering took place in the middle of the football field. appropriate location considering vega played 4 years of football and inspired other others. >> richard wasn't the greatest player by any stretch but he
was one of the greatest teammate that the kid could ask for or coach could ask for. just positive on campus always smiling. >> vega was in first year at the college. family says he wanted to enter a profession that helped people. although he won't get that chance, his sister says he still made his mark in the world. >> you know whether it be because of his charm. his smile. you know. his craziness you fell in love with him in a couple of minutes. he was somebody you just you couldn't forget. >>reporter: campbell police say they are exploring all possibilities including whether viing a was shot and killed by a gang member. by the way, this is campbell's first homicide in 6 years. live in santa clara, lillian kim abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> 5-year-old boy in australia who had a life saving kidney transplant is reaching out to another boy who is waiting for a donor. here's jack inspirational message. >> you know what, hang in there
buddy. i got mean. wait add whole year and even though i'm little, i'm hard at work. living on the machine. and having until my new kidney cam came. but tu can not stop. >> keep your chen up my friend he says. jack posted the message on facebook page for matthew peter his family in britain hopes the page will help find a donor. >> uc sf researchers discovered a new type of stem cell that could help revolutionize regenretive medicine. cell come from adult breast tissue and like embryo stem cell they appear to transform into different types of cells. researchers believe the cells can be trained to carry out
healing work at various parts of the body growing into cartilage or even heart cell. discovery in the early stages and any therapeutic use of the cell have yet to be determined. >> meantime new research suggest that life expectancy is getting shorter for women in nearly half of u.s. couldn't. university of wisconsin study look at mortality rates over the last 5 years. in 43 percent of the nation counties mostly south and west life expectancy for women has dropped. disvng white women saw the biggest change researchers not sure why. some health experts say it may tied to hire smoke rates obesity and less education. but life expectancy for men is holding steady at this point and someplaces actually improving. >> let's get a check on the changing weather forecast. >> rain finally returning in the bay area. spencer is in for sandy with that. >> yes it's here within the next 24 hours for sure. look at live doppler 7 hd and dry right now but as the rain approaches us issued point out that there is going to be snow
over many of the mountains region of the state in fact winter storm warning in effect for mountains including central sierra tomorrow 7:00 p.m. to wednesday at 10:00 p.m. in the lake tahoe area with 10 to 20 inches of snow from the approaching system. meanwhile live view from the east bay camera here in emeryville looking towards the bay bridge right now we have temperature readings of 47 degrees in san francisco. 49 in oak land. 48 in san jose. another live view from the south beach camera here in downtown san francisco looking along the bay bridge under partly cloudy mainly clear skies right now. we have temperature readings of 39 in santa rosa where it's pretty chilly already. 45 in napa and 46 in livermore. on we good to forecast feature we'll see clouds beginning to increase of night certainly thicken tomorrow in advance of the rainfall which we expect to begin late tomorrow or early tomorrow evening. first in the north bay then sweeping south ward showers may linger into thursday. we have a beach hazard advisory in effect through tuesday afternoon. tomorrow afternoon may dangerous sneaker wave stay away from the water edge and
avoid out crop and jetty. meanwhile pulling back taking a look at the wider pacific satellite image the looping of the last 12 hours and move in the cold front as it pushes to the northwest corner of california. rain will arrive late tomorrow and start our forecast animation at 5:00 p.m. at which point the first drop of rain may falling in the northern most part of our viewing area and by late tomorrow night mid nature or so into early wednesday morning rain covering much of the bay area. still wet spots periods of rain showers throughout the day wednesday. tapering off late wednesday then another wave of rain is developing to move through on thursday morning. overnight tonight low mainly in the upper there is to low 40's around the bay area. tomorrow high mainly in the low 60's and south bay as well as on the peninsula. we see mid 50's on the coast and mid upper 50's in and around san francisco north bay high will be right around just above 60 degrees. similar range of high on the east bay 62 degrees at
oak land. inland east bay a little milder with high in the low mid 60's. here's accu-weather 7 day forecast. we have 2 wet and rather chilly day on wednesday thursday. high pressure only in the low to mid 50's. start to get a little bit milder dry weather on friday and warming up over the weekend when you set your clock ahead for daylight saving time. xd we have another great weather resource for you. follow weather development at live doppler 7 hd on twitter. latest bay area weather conditions rain or shine. >> thank you spencer very much. >> excellent. homecoming for the warriors. >> they are here for awhile. larry here. >> warrior back home and center returns with them. have no fear an draw is here. surprise start end for over 75 years people
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the knicks. here's jack. tear drop. 11 of the 13 in the first half. back seemed fine for a night. 4 points 8 rebound and didn't break. which is the good news. warriors led by 8 at the half. fight back early third quarter and andrew 26. part of a run. warriors down 7 and anxious david lee nasty move in the lane. 29 points 11 rebound. afterward warriors have play much better. tight if the fourth. thompson with 3 of the 22. warriors up 93-92 then curry steel the deal. 12 assist. stop and pop. warriors snap a 4 game skid. 49ers decided not use the franchise tag on safety to shawn so he may have played the as game for the red and gochltd hawk will become a 43 agent on march 12. wig hitter tagged has year made 6.two million i don't know. shawn wants
long-term deal with guaranteed money. tweeted he's still hopeful of working something out with the 49ers. can blow people up but testify to get players in secondary who can cover. rave he says quarterback flacco discussed new 6 year 120 million dollar deal today complete with 52 million guaranteed. superbowl win over the niners land flacco the biggest contract in nfl history. >> that's not a priority of mine to be the highest paid guy just the priority of mine was to get the respect that i felt that i feel in now from this organization. >>reporter: no respect at all. cal lindsay pack 12 women coach of the year after leading the bears to the first regular season title in program histor history. 27-2 record. 17-1 in conference play. stanford pack 12 player of the year here. helped stanford to share of the conference title with cal. finance he should the season at 23 points and 13 board per game. crazy finish new york.
high school in mount vernon down. inbound pass gets picked off by player who tosses the ball up into the air to kill the clock. should have held on to it. gets it back and hit the prayer. 61-60 new rochelle officials initially rule the shot no good but then the red light came on. he let it go in time. reverse the call and said it counts. abc 7 sports brought to you by riff rock casino. one last thought on joe flacco. the first meal he had after signing that contrac contract, mcdonald's. ordered a 10 piece chicken mcnugget in the drive through. >> afford the full 10 paces. >> thank you larry. >> strange image seen outside north bay jail. >> what some people claim they >> what some people claim they can see in this group of
>> look at the wake up weather between 5 and 8:00 a.m. to. partly cloudy. cold inrand. temperatures in the 30's there. partly cloudy sunrise sing sings:35. >> spencer thanks very much. >> all right some people don't believe in angel or demon but after seeing this picture. mate think twice. >> this was taken 3 week at santa rosa city hall by pastor jose he. he posted on facebook and prayingzv for criminal defendant inside. right next to the 3 heads you can make out this fourth seemingly demon face. pastor says it's a seen that evil spirits lurk at the jail. others say probably jaws fourth person head. looks kind of like larry doesn't it. >> ouch. >> coming up next on kimmel live sorry. shawn diddy and ben hoffman. >> i'm carolyn thanks for watching everyone. >> i'm dan ashley for larry no resemblance there. spencer thanks so much for watching appreciate your time. 7 appreciate your time. 7 morning news begins at 4:30 am.
thank you for coming. thank you for watching at home. very nice. i appreciate that. it's monday night which means bachelor night here on abc. that must be why you're so excited. this has been a popular season of "the bachelor." women seem to be very sexed up by this guy. two weeks ago they had a special called sean tells all. tonight they had another special the women tell off. how much more all can there be. i watched the special tonight and i don't want to ruin it. but nothing happened. but that doesn't stop "the bachelor" machine from turning out tv shows like mcdonald's makes mcnuggets. >> i felt like i was duped. >> i didn't expect to fall for sean. >> and on the next bachelor, no one says anything.